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Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 12,861 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,936 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,357 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 12,861 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.02% of all the 56,357 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.18%18.18%63.64%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. High blood pressure (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (11 people, 78.57%)
  2. Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 21.43%)
  4. Simvastatin (3 people, 21.43%)
  5. Atenolol (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I an experiencing many severe symptoms.

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